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Barbara Blount-Powell

Barbara Blount-Powell

  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI ...
  • Florida
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Barbara has practiced criminal defense in Alachua County and the Eighth Judicial Circuit since 1984, handling criminal matters including murder, manslaughter, dui/vehicular manslaughter, possession, sale and trafficking in drugs, robbery, burglary, grand theft, forgery, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, gun crimes, and numerous other felony and misdemeanor offenses. Before joining DeThomasis & Buchanan, P.A. in 2001, Barbara practiced criminal law as an assistant Public Defender for the 8th Judicial Circuit for over sixteen years. Barbara was a member of the defense team for Danny Harold Rolling from 1992 through his capital murder sentencing proceeding in February of 1994.

She is a past President , Secretary, and Chapter Representative to the State Board for the 8th Judicial Circuit Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and a current member of both Florida and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, Discover
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Flat Fee in some cases, other rates negotiable
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Professional Experience
Partner
DeThomasis & Buchanan
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Partner is Criminal Defense firm representing accused persons in State Court
Assistant Public Defender
8th Circuit Public Defenders Office
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Represented indigent clients in all state court matters including first degree murder, drug trafficking, and vehicular homicide.
Associate
Salley, Barnes, Pajon, Guttman & Del Valle, PA
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Civil litigation and general banking law.
Education
University of Florida
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (1978) | Law
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Honors: Member, Law Review
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Duke University
B.A. | Political Science/Economics
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Awards
Presidents Award
8th Circuit Chapter, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Professional Associations
James C. Adkins Inn of Court
Emeritus Member
- Current
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Florida State Bar  # 269980
Member
- Current
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Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Chapter President, 8th circuit
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
1800 N Main St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Telephone: (352) 378-1107
Fax: (352) 378-0103
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